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Why You Must Work Here

What do you want from a job? This question has many answers, but there are four which are common to everyone. These are the four pillars which hold your career....

James Carlisle

James Carlisle


Monzo Bash!

The Monzo Bash event on 28th November was by consensus one of the best and most informative technical talks many of us had seen. Matt Heath (@mattheath), who has been...

Tara Simpson

Tara Simpson


Instil hosts Belfast FP meetup in new offices!

On Wednesday evening, Instil was home to the Belfast FP meetup. This was the first meet up in our new offices in Linen Loft, Adelaide Street and the event proved...

Zarah Akilagun-Thompson

Zarah Akilagun-Thompson


Life as an Intern @ Instil

I am aware that the following words might not tickle the comedic parts of your brain or kick your imagination over a rainbow. However I hope it might serve some...

Josh Kelso

Josh Kelso


8 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Work Placement

Starting a one year placement with a company you don’t know much about and people you haven’t met before can be a fairly daunting experience. You’ve spent two (or more!)...

Brian Hamill

Brian Hamill


Functional Coding in Java - Gateway Drug or End of Line

In this guest post, Tom Prior reviews a talk given by Garth at a recent event in Cork. The talk, entitled ‘Functional Programming in Java - Gatway Drug or End...

Tom Prior

Tom Prior


.NET Meetup V1.4 with Martin Woodward

Last Thursday evening the Belfast .NET Developer Guild met in Queen’s University’s newly renovated Computer Science Building to hear Martin Woodward give a first-hand account of Microsoft’s journey into Open...

Eoin Mullan

Eoin Mullan


On Being an IT Trainer

Here at Instil we hope to recruit one or more full time trainers during 2016. There seems to be a lot of FUD regarding what the job involves, who is...

Garth Gilmour

Garth Gilmour


Yes SQL Bash Reportage

The latest Bash Meetup took place on Monday night in Brewbot on the Ormeau Road, Belfast. The title of the evening was Yes SQL and we had two speakers lined...

Richard Bell

Richard Bell


The Hunt for Next Year's Interns Is On

We had a great time at UUJ this week catching up with all the talented engineers looking for placements. If you love building software, have a curious disposition and want...

Richard Bell

Richard Bell